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By John Kiszely

ISBN-10: 1107194598

ISBN-13: 9781107194595

The British crusade in Norway in 1940 was once an ignominious and abject failure. it really is possibly top often called the fiasco which without delay resulted in the autumn of top Minister Neville Chamberlain and his substitute via Winston Churchill. yet what have been the explanations for failure? Why did the choice makers, together with Churchill, make such bad judgements and workout such undesirable judgement? What different components performed an element? John Kiszely attracts on his personal adventure of operating in any respect degrees within the army to evaluate the crusade as a complete, its context and evolution from strategic mess ups, intelligence error and German air superiority to the functionality of the troops and the intense error of judgement by way of these accountable for the better course of the battle. the outcome is helping us to appreciate not just the result of the Norwegian crusade but additionally why newer army campaigns have came across luck so elusive.

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